The Advocate brings readers the latest news from the world of gay sports. Follow the most recent developments about the people, policies, and players who are shaping national and international dialogue about athletes and the LGBT community. Read about Michael Sam, Jason Collins, Brittney Griner, Darren Young, Johnny Weir, Fallon Fox, and more luminaries of the gay sports arena who are trailblazers in basketball, football, soccer, baseball, hockey, tennis, swimming, track, and golf. Find out about upcoming and past Olympic Games, and how lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender athletes are helping to advance the marathon of equality on an international scale.

A new documentary follows two gay surfers as they uncover a taboo in surfing.

June 02 2014 7:00 AM

A Canadian Olympian said it felt liberating to finally come out to friends, family, and the world.

May 29 2014 6:18 PM

Another former player for Baylor's women's basketball team says she felt trapped in a homophobic environment during her time there.

May 29 2014 2:58 PM

In tandem with pride season, the WNBA will officially embrace its LGBT fans.

May 28 2014 2:40 PM

Openly gay rugby player Gareth Thomas gets rough with the Berlin Bruisers, Germany's first all-gay (and straight-friendly) rugby team.

May 28 2014 8:00 AM

When some Christian basketball players learn their coach is a lesbian, they turn to prayer.

May 27 2014 4:12 AM

Journalist Kate Fagan gives a glimpse of the life of a closeted athlete, surrounded by devout Christian teammates.

May 27 2014 4:11 AM

Some apparently can't stand seeing two people of the same sex kiss publicly. But one online protest suggests maybe what the squeamish really need are more chances to get used to it.

May 20 2014 6:30 AM

No one seemed sure whether a win at the Preakness would have been a first among owners.

May 17 2014 3:51 PM Updated